Course: Educational Communication

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Course title Educational Communication
Course code KPR/4745
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Brtnová-Čepičková Ivana, doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
In the field of knowledge to student well versed in the field of intercultural communication and intercultural education in the Czech environment, is able to explain and describe the principles of European language policy principles inclusion of foreign pupils in the Czech education system and cross-cultural differences impact on the educational climate in the classroom. Didactic knowledge will enable the student correctly describe the most common linguistic and cultural barriers in the integration of foreign pupils in primary education, justify and analyze issues specific educational climate in the multicultural classroom. At the same time able to evaluate the significance of Czech as a target language for the personal development of the student-foreigner in primary education. In the area of skills listener can design and evaluate specific methods and forms of work in the Czech language lessons for working with foreign pupils in the multicultural classroom, choose adequate methodological procedures that will lead to the elimination of language and cultural barriers in the class and able pupil stranger to successful Czech domination. Students can detect, analyze and correct errors in the speeches of foreign students, creating for them the appropriate language and stylistic exercises. Can correctly fix the spoken and written language expression pupil foreigners and evaluate it in the Czech language.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to develop, deepen and strengthen skills related to the process of verbal and nonverbal communication as a means of educational interaction between teacher and student or students, between teachers and parents.
Students are able to define the basic concepts related to issues of social and educational communication, characterize the nature and function of verbal and nonverbal communication, indicate the types of social and educational interaction and explain its social aspects. He copes with his speech, in an appropriate way to implement speech by contract evaluate their speech according to specific criteria, appropriate use for communication nonverbal means, contributes his approach to creating a positive work environment. Able to prepare properly and methodically lead activities to support the communication skills of children with regard to their age peculiarities.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
1. Active participation in contact teaching 2. Successful mastering the final test aimed at checking the adopted curriculum. Third essay on selected topic delivery in printed form within the specified time (topics for seminar paper publish teacher at the beginning of the semester). Instructions for the preparation of the study support SP. Educational support available from:; Guest access; password - host
Recommended literature
  • BILINSKI, W. Velká kniha rétoriky. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3905-2.
  • HARTLEYOVÁ, M. Řeč těla v praxi. Praha: Portál, 2003.
  • KŘIVOHLAVÝ, J., MAREŠ, J. Komunikace ve škole. Brno: UM, 1995.
  • NELEŠOVSKÁ, A. Pedagogická komunikace v teorii a praxi. Praha: Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-0738-1.
  • PEASE, A., PEASE, B. 2010. Řeč těla. Praha: Portál. ISBN 978-80-7367-921-7.. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-582-2.
  • Plaňava, I. Průvodce mezilidskou komunikací. Praha: Grada, 2005.
  • PRŮCHA, J. Dětská řeč a komunikace. Poznatky vývojové psycholingvistiky. 1. vyd.. Praha: Grada, 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3603-7.
  • ŠEĎOVÁ, K., ŠVAŘÍČEK, R., ŠALAMOUNOVÁ, Z. Komunikace ve školní třídě. Praha: Portál, 2012. ISBN 978-80-262-0085-7.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 5 Recommended year of study:5, Recommended semester: Summer